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Navy cornerback White suffered torn Achilles, likely out for season

Navy cornerback White suffered torn Achilles, likely out for season

About to be carted off the field, knowing he had suffered a serious injury and realizing his senior season was probably lost, Shelley White buried his head in his hands and wept. The Annapolis resident was understandably upset that he would not be able to close his career in style, but was even more distraught that he would not be able to honor his father on the football field. White had dedicated this season to his father and namesake, who died suddenly this summer of severe pneumonia. Now that final campaign has ended prematurely as the Navy cornerback suffered a torn Achilles at the end of practice on Wednesday. "When I was sitting on that cart, I kind of knew what it was and...

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